The mission of TeenWorks is to empower teens to achieve excellence in college, career and community and this week we welcome high school senior Ayana Duncan. Ayana attends Crispus Attucks High School and has been in the TeenWorks program for 3 years now, so she’s considered a veteran employee. The program has been very valuable for her. She says that the professional development part of the work day has taught her so many things and the life skills are what she really appreciates most. Teen Works helps their students learn things like writing a resume and developing speaking skills for interviews.
Ayana has put her skills to work. In the fall she will be heading to Terre Haute to attend Indiana State University where she plans to study nursing and minor in communications. After a year at ISU she plans on heading to Kentucky to continue her studies at the University of Kentucky and fulfill her dream of becoming a pediatrician. We are excited to have Ayana here this week helping us with our monthly mailing and getting to know our other interns and artists.